Walmart store #5674, to be built in Belle Chasse, has been a source of legal contention ever since Moretco filed the paperwork for a shopping center surrounding one of the infamous superstores. Now, claims disputing the legitimacy of Plaquemines’ Parish permitting process, and Moretco’s rights as an applicant, went before Judge Frank Foil, and his [...]
Archive for January 2012
Pictured from left, Steve Zimmer, Roy Robichaux and Veronica Alsalve of Plaquemines Parish Fire Department, Angele Kimble Rogers with FEMA, CPR VP Steve Bledsoe, CPR Treasurer Angela Howard, CPR Secretary Latasha Armstrong, and Member at Large Bishop Wilfret Johnson. The Committee for Plaquemines Recovery (CPR), a conglomerate of groups formed in order to further the [...]
With the cancelation of the December 22 scheduled Parish Council meeting, the 2011 legislative session effectively came to an end. However, there are many pieces of legislation still lying in wait for the Council’s return in January 2012. One of those resolutions would relocate coming council meetings from the temporary Courthouse on F. Edward Hebert [...]
Mrs. Cynthia Compeaux’s fourth grade class practiced their research skills by studying the Titanic. They wrote journal entries from the point of view of Titanic’s passengers. Here, Zachary Hubenak shares his entry with students and visiting parents.
OLPH CYO Flag Football team recently completed their season in 2nd place over the other CYO’s throughout the New Orleans area. Pictured from left is Coach Luke Bilich, Alec Guidry, Seth Harvey, Jordan Ortega, Corey Rosales, Barry Breaux, Justin Bauer, Cody Petrovich, Coach Ricky Becnel. Sitting: James Guidry, Gregory Ingraham, Justin Ortega and Wyatt Comeaux.
The New Year is a time for new beginnings! For the YMCA, one of the most important resolutions is to resolve to make positive changes [...]
Two major fires were reported in Plaquemines Parish over the Christmas Holiday, including one intentionally set to cover up a burglary, according to information from the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Department. On December 27, Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Michael L. Lafrance announced the arrest of 42-year-old Jude Riley in connection with the fire set at 141 East [...]